Featured News Items
- Georgia Southern counseling students seek donations to create calming kits for Bulloch County middle schoolersThe Georgia Southern University chapter of the Chi Sigma Iota, an international honor society for counseling professionals and students, is seeking donations to create care packages for middle school students that contain stress-coping strategies and materials.
- Georgia Southern Alternative Breaks Program celebrating 15 years of issue-focused serviceSince 2006, students at Georgia Southern University have been going on weeklong, immersive, issue-focused service experiences known as alternative breaks. Throughout the Alternative Breaks Program’s 15 years, participants like student Caleb Parker have helped communities overcome challenges while bettering themselves in the process.
- Georgia Southern Performing Arts Center brings drive-in movies to Statesboro CampusDrive-in movies have developed into a popular form of entertainment for communities around the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center (PAC) will bring the socially-distanced viewings to the Statesboro Campus starting March 6 with “Dreamgirls.”
- Georgia Southern student group wins Outstanding Leadership Program of the Year awardThe Southern Leaders Program at Georgia Southern University was named Outstanding Leadership Program of the Year by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators’ (NASPA) Student Leadership Programs Knowledge Community.
- Georgia Southern professor featured in 2021 Ogeechee International History Film FestivalGeorgia Southern University professor Matthew Hashiguchi’s film “Good Luck Soup,” is the feature of the 2021 Ogeechee International History Film Festival, the longest-running film festival of its kind in the world. “Good Luck Soup” and the other films in the festival will be available to stream through March 5.
- Georgia Southern University named Military Friendly Gold School for 2021-22For the 10th year in a row, Georgia Southern University has been named a Military Friendly school by Viqtory Media, earning a gold-level distinction in the large public school category for 2021-22. The University has also been named a Military Friendly Spouse School.
- Youth advocates to gather virtually for 2021 National Youth-at-Risk ConferenceFor the first time in its 32-year history, the National Youth-at-Risk (NYAR) Conference is going virtual. From March 8 to 10, the conference will provide resources and training for youth advocates, including teachers, administrators, therapists, community leaders, health professionals and social workers with the goal of creating safe, healthy, caring and intellectually empowering educational environments for the nation’s youth.
- Georgia Southern student awarded Kennedy Center fellowship, wins scholarshipGeorgia Southern University junior Gabrielle Scott has been awarded a Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Region 4 Stage Management Fellowship. Scott, who is double majoring in theater and women’s, gender and sexuality studies, was also recently named to the inaugural cohort for the Cody Renard Richard Scholarship program for theater majors who are Black, Asian, Latinx, Indigenous and people of color.